Saturday September 17, 2016

US date format: 9/17/2016, UK date format: 17/9/2016

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 17, 2016). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Theresa May (Conservative). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Closer by The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey. Lethal Weapon, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016 On TV people were watching Speechless. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lego Marvel's Avengers or Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 2016 or at September 17 across the years.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 17, 2016?


Holidays

  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • Syrian civil war, American-led intervention in Syria: The United States acknowledges that its warplanes may have hit a Syrian Army position near Deir ez-Zor Airport in eastern Syria, while conducting an operation against ISIL, killing more than 60 Syrian troops. (BBC)The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) holds an emergency session to discuss the U.S. airstrikes in Deir ez-Zor. (The Guardian)
  • The United States acknowledges that its warplanes may have hit a Syrian Army position near Deir ez-Zor Airport in eastern Syria, while conducting an operation against ISIL, killing more than 60 Syrian troops. (BBC)
  • The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) holds an emergency session to discuss the U.S. airstrikes in Deir ez-Zor. (The Guardian)
  • Moro conflict: Abu Sayyaf frees a Norwegian hostage for a ransom of ₱30 million (US$638,000) and releases three kidnapped Indonesians from Sabah. (Interaksyon) (Rappler) (Reuters via The New Straits Times)
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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Lethal Weapon

Lethal Weapon

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Mitchell Ryan

Country: United States of America

The Girl on the Train

The Girl on the Train

Directed by: Tate Taylor

Starring: Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett, Rebecca Ferguson, Justin Theroux

Don't Knock Twice

Don't Knock Twice

Directed by: Caradog W. James

Starring: Katee Sackhoff, Lucy Boynton, Richard Mylan, Nick Moran

A Family Man

A Family Man

Directed by: Mark Williams

Starring: Alison Brie, Gerard Butler, Willem Dafoe, Gretchen Mol

Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge

Directed by: Mel Gibson

Starring: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of September 17, 2016?
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Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. - Closer
  2. - Cold Water
  3. - Heathens
  4. - Cheap Thrills
  5. - Don't Let Me Down
  6. - This Is What You Came For
  7. - Ride
  8. - Treat You Better
  9. - One Dance
  10. - Needed Me

Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - One Dance
  2. - Needed Me
  3. - Too Good
  4. - Broccoli
  5. - Sucker For Pain
  6. - Luv
  7. - For Free
  8. - Panda
  9. - Controlla
  10. - No Limit

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Heathens
  2. - Ride
  3. - Sucker For Pain
  4. - Hymn For The Weekend
  5. - Stressed Out
Sport Games on September 17, 2016

Sport Games on September 17, 2016


Serie A

Italian Football
  • Lazio - Pescara : 3 - 0
  • Napoli - Bologna : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of September 17, 2016

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Club Brugge - Eupen : 3 - 2
  • St Truiden - Waasland-Beveren : 4 - 1
  • Waregem - Kortrijk : 2 - 1
  • Westerlo - Mouscron : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of September 17, 2016

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - Ingolstadt : 3 - 1
  • Dortmund - Darmstadt : 6 - 0
  • Ein Frankfurt - Leverkusen : 2 - 1
  • Hamburg - RB Leipzig : 0 - 4
  • Hoffenheim - Wolfsburg : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of September 17, 2016

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Braunschweig - Sandhausen : 2 - 1
  • Heidenheim - Fortuna Dusseldorf : 2 - 0
  • Kaiserslautern - Stuttgart : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of September 17, 2016

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Speechless

Speechless

Directed by: Blu Fox

Motherland

Motherland

Directed by: Ramona S. Diaz

Brimstone

Brimstone

Directed by: Martin Koolhoven

Moonlight

Moonlight

Directed by: Barry Jenkins

Kulipari: An Army of Frogs

Kulipari: An Army of Frogs

Directed by: Tad Stones

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade

Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade

Platform: Linux, Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Massively multiplayer online third-person shooter

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Lego Marvel's Avengers

Lego Marvel's Avengers

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo 3DS; OS X; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; PlayStation Vita; Wii U; Xbox 360; Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment; Feral Interactive (OS X)

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Fighting, role-playing

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo 3DS; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; PlayStation Vita; Wii U; Xbox 360; Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


News articles

  • Daily Report: Samsung Compounds Its Smartphone Woes A recall has turned into a debacle for the South Korean phone giant, as Samsung has trouble executing its recall of phones that are prone to bursting into flames. [..]
  • Deutsche Bank’s Frailty Could Become Leverage in Justice Dept. Talks A $14 billion fine from the Justice Department could all but sink Deutsche Bank, which may bolster the bank’s negotiating position. [..]
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Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 19.58 MXN

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